safety hanger

noun

Definition of safety hanger

: a strap or loop under a piece of railroad rolling stock to stop broken rods and other matter from falling on the track

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“Safety hanger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safety%20hanger. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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